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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 11/13] mips: Add udelay lpj numbers adjustment
On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 05:07:22PM +0300, Serge Semin wrote:
> Loops-per-jiffies is a special number which represents a number of
> noop-loop cycles per CPU-scheduler quantum - jiffies. As you
> understand aside from CPU-specific implementation it depends on
> the CPU frequency. So when a platform has the CPU frequency fixed,
> we have no problem and the current udelay interface will work
> just fine. But as soon as CPU-freq driver is enabled and the cores
> frequency changes, we'll end up with distorted udelay's. In order
> to fix this we have to accordinly adjust the per-CPU udelay_val
> (the same as the global loops_per_jiffy) number. This can be done
> in the CPU-freq transition event handler. We subscribe to that event
> in the MIPS arch time-inititalization method.
>
> Co-developed-by: Alexey Malahov <Alexey.Malahov@baikalelectronics.ru>
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Malahov <Alexey.Malahov@baikalelectronics.ru>
> Signed-off-by: Serge Semin <Sergey.Semin@baikalelectronics.ru>
> Reviewed-by: Jiaxun Yang <jiaxun.yang@flygoat.com>
> Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
> Cc: Paul Burton <paulburton@kernel.org>
> Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>
> Cc: devicetree@vger.kernel.org
> ---
> arch/mips/kernel/time.c | 70 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 70 insertions(+)

applied to mips-next.

Thomas.

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